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The Butbut tribe of Buscalan, A community hidden above the Philippine mountains.

The tattoo community of the north, the Butbut tribe is located 17 hours away from the city of Manila. This small community is slowly opening their door to the public over the past couple of years, providing guests with accommodation, a taste of culture and the main reason why travelers from all around the world visit the place, the traditional Kalinga tattooing. 312 more words


Yoghurt House, Sagada

Yoghurt house in Sagada is rated as one of the top restaurants. I really liked their menu, Although coming from a heavy breakfast and lunch I will have to come back here just to try the other meals on their menu. 80 more words

The Hungry Ballerina

Today in Philippine History: 13 JULY, 1893

13 july, 1893

Henry Otley Beyer, an American anthropologist, ethnologist, professor emeritus of the University of the Philippines and dubbed as the “Father of Philippine Anthropology,” was born in Iowa, U.S.A.  81 more words

In A Nutshell

Batad’s Rice Terraces - Cordillera Mountains

As we walked the long way down, deeper into the valley towards the village, I kept on thinking it was going to be pretty tough coming back up here again with my stuffed backpack. 776 more words


Photo Du Jour #45: A Girl Riding a Tricycle in Banaue, the Philippines

In the small town of Banaue, perched high in the Cordillera Mountains overlooking famous 2,000 year-old rice terraces, a young girl rides on the back of a tricycle. 22 more words


White Butt! White Butt!

June, 2011

In early June, parents, teachers, students, and community members all gathered at the high school for the annual, “Brigada Escuela.” Numerous hands are shaken by the principal and the higher-ups of DepED in a long-winded ceremony, as the people each file away, propelled to do their bidding. 760 more words

Teaching English In The Philippines